The Life Time Turkey Day 5K|10K Deerfield benefits the Freestore Foodbank, the largest emergency food and services provider to children and families in Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana.
The organization distributes 27 million meals annually to low-income individuals and families. The Freestore Foodbank supports 450 community partners in 20 counties throughout Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana, including food kitchens, homeless shelters, emergency food pantries, social service centers and program sites. By providing emergency food distribution, the Freestore Foodbank responds to the issue of poverty and food insecurity in our community and provides an array of services (emergency clothing, housing services, SNAP assistance, Medicaid outreach and others) aimed at creating self-reliance.
What the Freestore Foodbank is about
Food is a vehicle for a larger conversation, aimed at helping to create stability and self-reliance for our neighbors.
2 Ways You Can Make A Difference
- Make an online donation during registration. When prompted enter a donation amount and we’ll include your donation to help feed Cincinnati’s hungry.
- Just a $2 donation can provide 6 meals!
- Take part in our race day food drive!
We are very thankful to all participants and supporters whose generous donations allow us to serve our hungry neighbors. Visit Freestore Foodbank to learn more about their impact in the community, including stories from the individuals they serve.
LIFE TIME FOUNDATION
Proceeds from the 2019 Deerfield Turkey Trot will also go to support the Life Time Foundation. The Life Time Foundation is continually working to develop sustainable approaches to accelerate healthy change in school food. We have given grants to 544 schools, serving 310,000 children and 44 million meals.
Learn more about the Life Time Foundation HERE